Prince Harry to attend Stand Up for Heroes event despite Remembrance Royal snub

Prince Harry is reportedly set to take part in a Stand Up For Heroes comedy event to help raise money for military veterans, it has been reported.

The Duke of Sussex will appear virtually as a special guest for the televised show, which will be broadcast in the United States.

Announcement of his appearance comes just days after Harry was denied the opportunity to have a wreath laid on his behalf at the Cenotaph during Royal Remembrance Day celebrations.

Instead, the £1,000 wreath lay unused at the Royal British Legion headquarters in Kent, sparking fury from Meghan Markle and Harry fans.

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Despite being snubbed by Buckingham Palace, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex celebrated the fallen in the United States.

Prince Harry and Meghan were pictured laying flowers at the grave of two Commonwealth soldiers at the Los Angeles National Cemetery.

A spokesman for the couple said the pair laid flowers picked from their garden at the graves of two Commonwealth soldiers, one who had served in the Royal Australian Air Force and one from the Royal Canadian Artillery.

Harry and Meghan wore poppies, while Harry also wore military medals across his suit.

They also placed a wreath at an obelisk in the cemetery that is inscribed: "In Memory of the Men Who Offered Their Lives in Defense of Their Country."

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Prince Harry served in the Army for a decade, reaching the level of captain, before stepping down to resume Royal duties.

He is said to be saddened by the palace's decision, but will still join in at the Stand Up for Hero's event to raise money for veterans.

Stand Up For Heroes is an annual event started in 2007, that benefits the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which supports charities and runs programs benefitting veterans.

Celebrities including Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow and actor Ray Romano will also appear on the show, which is being held online for the first time.

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